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Cheapest flights to cities in United Kingdom

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Best time to fly to United Kingdom

When booking a flight to United Kingdom, keep in mind that prices vary depending on which city and airport you choose to fly to as well as which month you plan to visit.

Most popular city in United Kingdom

84% of momondo users who fly to United Kingdom tend to land in London. The average price of flights to London is $75.


Useful information for your flight to United Kingdom

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to United Kingdom
  • What are the most popular cities to visit in United Kingdom?

    Some of the world’s most well-traveled cities are in United Kingdom. The most popular city to travel to in United Kingdom is London, which momondo users choose as their landing destination 2,421% more often than other cities. The next most popular cities in United Kingdom are Manchester and Edinburgh.

  • What popular landmarks are in United Kingdom?

    United Kingdom is full of notable places to explore, many with significant historical value to the region and the world. Some of the most popular landmarks in United Kingdom are Hyde Park, Big Ben, Kensington Gardens, and Piccadilly Circus, among many more.

  • What is the best airport to land at to visit Hyde Park?

    When visiting Hyde Park in London, the closest airport is London Heathrow Airport.

  • What is the cheapest flight to United Kingdom?

    The cheapest flights to United Kingdom recently found by momondo users are $10 with Wizz Air, $10 with Ryanair, and $10 with Flybe.

  • How long is the flight from United States to United Kingdom?

    The flight from United States to United Kingdom depends on which airports you’re departing and arriving from and whether or not you have a layover. If you fly from Los Angeles (a popular airport in United States) to London Heathrow (the most popular airport in United Kingdom), then the flight time is 10h 10m on average. If you fly from Miami (another popular airport in United States) to London Heathrow, then the average flight time is 8h.

  • What is the most popular airport in United Kingdom to fly to?

    According to our data, 31% of momondo users who traveled to United Kingdom in the last year flew into London Heathrow (located in London), making it the most popular airport to fly to. There may be other airports in United Kingdom, but the majority of our users take flights to London Heathrow in order to visit London and it’s surrounding areas.

  • How much are flights to United Kingdom?

    The cheapest flight to United Kingdom recently found on momondo was $16. If you’re unable to find a flight deal this cheap, keep in mind that anything less than $810 is considered a good price for flights to United Kingdom. $896 is the average cost to fly to United Kingdom, while $3,379 is the most expensive.

  • What is the best day of the week to fly to United Kingdom?

    The best day of the week to fly to United Kingdom is Tuesday due to prices being at their lowest. Flying out on a Wednesday should be a backup plan since this day tends to be less expensive as well. Saturday, on the other hand, is the most expensive day to fly to United Kingdom.


Can I fly to United Kingdom from United States right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United States to United Kingdom

Most visitors from United States need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter United Kingdom.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours before departing to United Kingdom.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United States are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.

Documents
Mandatory passenger locator form - Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland - All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package - All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Can I fly back to United States from United Kingdom?

Returning to United States from United Kingdom

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to United States.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering United States.

If you are planning to travel to United Kingdom at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit United Kingdom? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in the country

Recent flights found to popular cities in United Kingdom

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Cheapest flight routes to United Kingdom

These routes have the cheapest flights to United Kingdom found by momondo users in United States
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
New YorkLondon6h 45m$278
NewarkLondon10h 20m$318
ChicagoLondon11h 20m$355
BostonLondon10h 25m$364
BaltimoreLondon10h 35m$368
NewarkBirmingham15h 15m$370
NewarkGlasgow9h 40m$377
WashingtonLondon9h 35m$385
San FranciscoLondon15h 05m$389
New YorkManchester6h 45m$400
New YorkInverness10h 35m$404
NewarkManchester11h 35m$408
Fort LauderdaleLondon11h 20m$409
NewarkEdinburgh6h 40m$416
NashvilleLondon11h 00m$416
New YorkEdinburgh7h 05m$418

Best things to do and see in United Kingdom

How long does it take to fly to the UK?

The duration for flights to the United Kingdom from the US depends on your departure and arrival airports. If you are flying from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), a nonstop flight on a British Airways plane will take about 7h 55min. Only one-stop flights exist if you’re flying from ATL to Manchester Airport (MAN), and the quickest journey takes about 11h 15min. The fastest one-stop flights from ATL to LHR will take around 10h 57min. If you’re flying from New York (JFK) to LHR, a nonstop flight takes around 6h 45min, while a one-stop flight takes a bit longer, and you’ll be in the air for about 9h 30min. If you’re flying from JFK to MAN, the quickest flight usually includes one stop and takes about 10h.

Can you get nonstop flights to the UK from the US?

Yes, you can find cheap nonstop United Kingdom flights from many of the popular airports in the US. If you’re flying from Atlanta, ATL handles many daily nonstop flights to London Heathrow Airport. If you’re flying from New York, there are daily nonstop flights from JFK to LHR. If you’re on the west coast, consider flying from LAX; a nonstop flight to London takes about 10h 25min. Dallas-Fort Worth International (DFW) also handles nonstop flights to the United Kingdom, with at least five daily nonstop flights serviced by different carriers, including British Airways. Finally, for those in Chicago, a nonstop plane to London takes about 7h 45min, with at least five daily departures. Most nonstop flights have their destination in London. However, if you want more choices in terms of arrival cities, consider booking flights with one or two stops en route.

What is the best way to travel around the United Kingdom?

There are many places to visit in the United Kingdom, with lots of transport options to choose from. For instance, getting from London to Manchester is quickest via plane, with a direct flight taking about 1 hour. You can also opt to take the long-distance bus—or coach, as they are known there—and spend about 5h 10min on the road. Some of the major bus companies in the United Kingdom include Megabus and National Express, with services available in all major cities, including Manchester, London, Newcastle, Glasgow, and Edinburgh. Travel within cities is much easier, as major cities such as London, Glasgow, and Newcastle all have underground systems, while Manchester, Nottingham, and Edinburgh all have tram networks. Taxis are readily available outside every major terminus, be it airport, train station, or bus station. Bike rentals are also common in the United Kingdom, and many major cities have several companies that rent bicycles. Finally, you can choose to rent a car; some of the companies operating in the United Kingdom are Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise, Avis, and Budget, among others.

Does a US citizen need a passport or visa to fly to the UK?

All you need as a US citizen when flying to the United Kingdom is a valid passport. You do not need a tourist or work visa to stay in the United Kingdom for up to six months. However, before you gain entry to the UK, you will need to present a valid US passport (which should remain valid for up to six months beyond your intended stay), enough money to facilitate your stay in the United Kingdom, and tickets or documents for a return flight or onward travel. The same requirements apply for US citizens visiting the United Kingdom on business.


Popular routes landing in United Kingdom

Compare flights to and from the nearest airports to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
New York to London Flights
Fastest flight time6h 45m
Cheapest price$278
Los Angeles to London Flights
Fastest flight time10h 10m
Cheapest price$469
Seattle to London Flights
Fastest flight time9h 10m
Cheapest price$565
Denver to London Flights
Fastest flight time9h 00m
Cheapest price$469
Atlanta to London Flights
Fastest flight time7h 45m
Cheapest price$438
Philadelphia to London Flights
Fastest flight time6h 55m
Cheapest price$558
San Francisco to London Flights
Fastest flight time15h 05m
Cheapest price$389
Orlando to London Flights
Fastest flight time8h 20m
Cheapest price$435
Austin to London Flights
Fastest flight time8h 55m
Cheapest price$456
Boston to London Flights
Fastest flight time10h 25m
Cheapest price$364
Phoenix to London Flights
Fastest flight time9h 55m
Cheapest price$558
Tel Aviv to London Flights
Fastest flight time5h 15m
Cheapest price$93
Ontario to London Flights
Fastest flight time12h 50m
Cheapest price$581
Miami to London Flights
Fastest flight time11h 00m
Cheapest price$427
New York to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time6h 40m
Cheapest price$416
Minneapolis to London Flights
Fastest flight time8h 05m
Cheapest price$503
Portland to London Flights
Fastest flight time9h 25m
Cheapest price$514
Chicago to London Flights
Fastest flight time11h 20m
Cheapest price$355
Santa Ana to London Flights
Fastest flight time12h 36m
Cheapest price$573
Raleigh to London Flights
Fastest flight time7h 25m
Cheapest price$496

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